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Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt is the Opinion Editor and a columnist for The Washington Times. Often seen as a Fox News contributor on the cable network’s signature evening news roundtable, Mr. Hurt in his 20-year career has worked his way up from a beat reporter for the Detroit News and Washington correspondent for the Charlotte Observer before joining The Washington Times in 2003. He later served as D.C. bureau chief and White House correspondent for the New York Post and editor at the Drudge Report. He can be reached at

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A sign in an Atlanta neighborhood on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, urges people to vote early in Georgia's two U.S. Senate races. The early in-person voting period beginning Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, and lasting as late as Dec. 31 could determine the outcomes of races between Republican U.S. Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler and Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock that will decide control of the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)

Give Christmas thanks, then go vote!

'Tis the season, as the birth of Jesus Christ reminds us, to count our blessings.But there is still plenty of evil in this fallen world of greedy, corrupt humans. Published December 24, 2020

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, outside the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

All hail AOC, Death Panel Princess ...

For years, we have been mocked and scolded by welfare merchants in Washington for fearing Death Panels run by federal bureaucrats, ushered in amid all the pretty lies and false promises of Obamacare. Published December 21, 2020

Democrats Raphael Warnock (left) and Jon Ossoff are getting a lot of help from Hollywood heavyweights as they campaign in two closely watched Georgia runoffs that will determine the balance of the Senate. (Associated Press photograph)

Waiting for Kraken

Go ahead. Keep your eyes on the horizon for Kraken. And in the meantime, Georgia, cast your votes for America in the Jan. 5 Senate runoffs. Published December 7, 2020

In this Feb. 1, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles as former Secretary of State John Kerry, left, takes the podium to speak at a campaign stop at the South Slope Community Center in North Liberty, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Joe Biden and the 'Strolling Bones'

They're the Rolling Stones without the roadies. Or the great music. Or any music, actually. The Strolling Bones reunion tour. Published November 26, 2020

Members of President Donald Trump's legal team, Sidney Powell, right, with Jenna Ellis, left, attend a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Climbing into bed with the Kraken

It is a true fact that nobody has ever seen Sidney Powell and Paul Revere in the same place at the same time. Could Sidney Powell, in fact, be Paul Revere? Published November 23, 2020

CNN Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour is facing a wave of backlash after she compared Donald Trump's presidency to the Nazis' 1938 Kristallnacht against German Jews that marked the beginning of the Holocaust. (Screenshot via CNN)

Vichy Amanpour sees Nazis, but has no spine

It must really be hard to live today in a nation of 73 million Nazis. Seventy-three million of your fellow citizens just voted for the reincarnation of Adolf Hitler and the best these weak losers can do is threaten to "keep a list." Published November 16, 2020

A section of the U.S. border wall, Ciudad Juarez, 2017    Associated Press photo

Chaos on the border

More than anything, it was "The Wall" that got President Trump elected four years ago. Published November 12, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., joined by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference to announce impeachment managers on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) ** FILE **

An election in the era of conspiracies

At this point in the 2016 election, the sitting president had already weaponized the federal government into a sprawling covert-spy operation against the man who had just been elected president. Published November 9, 2020